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Rail Budget 2014 highlights: 94 paise of every rupee earned is spent by Railways

Jul 08, 2014

Rail Budget 2014 highlights: 94 paise of every rupee earned is spent by Railways

Rail minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday said that of the 99 projects taken up in 10 years costing Rs 60,000 crore, only one is complete. #India #Railway Minister #Sadanand Gowda #Railways #trains #expenditure #Railway Budget 2014 #Budget 2014 #passenger fare #diamond quadrilateral #work stations
Train travel to be costlier from Wednesday

Jun 24, 2014

Train travel to be costlier from Wednesday

Cash-strapped railways, which announced the hike on 20 June just three weeks before the presentation of the Rail Budget, expects to mop up Rs 8,000 crore from the move. #Economy #ThisisNext #Indian Railways #Mallikarjun Kharge #Sadananda Gowda #Freight rate #passenger fare
Congress hits out at Jaitley over remarks defending rail fare hike

Jun 21, 2014

Congress hits out at Jaitley over remarks defending rail fare hike

Talking about the 14.2 percent increase in passenger fares and 6.5 percent hike in freight rates, Jaitley had said that the railways can survive only if users pay to avail facilities. #Politics #Congress #PoliticalPlay #Arun Jaitley #Indian Railways #Ajay Maken #passenger fare
SP, BJP workers clash in UP over rail fare hike

Jun 21, 2014

SP, BJP workers clash in UP over rail fare hike

The minor scuffle turned into a violent clash with both the sides indulging in heavy stone pelting that continued for almost half-an-hour damaging several vehicles. #Politics #Economy #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Samajwadi Party #Indian Railways #passenger fare
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Jun 20, 2014

Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

"I appeal to the Prime Minister to roll back the hike considering the welfare of the poor and the middle class people," Jayalalithaa said. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #J. Jayalalithaa #railway fare hike #passenger fare #freight tariff

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Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Aug 27, 2014

How jets with no windows could mean cheaper fares: British team working on plane that will use virtual displays to show passengers what's outside

Instead of traditional portholes, a British team is working on the first windowless jet that would use state-of-the art virtual displays to give passengers a panoramic view of their surroundings...
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Aug 19, 2014

'Passengers should realise they're paying fair fares for a comfortable commute': Fury as Transport Minister defends rip-off rail prices (set to rise ANOTHER 5.5% next year)

Claire Perry's remarks came after it was revealed ticket prices were set to rise by 5.5 per cent in January – despite wages falling for the first time in five years...
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Aug 18, 2014

Fury as train passengers face a 5.6% rise in fares in 2015: Campaigners attack system used to increase ticket prices

Campaigners say rail fares are rising four times faster than wages as a 'flex' rule allows some to be raised much higher than the average of RPI plus one per cent...